Written by ExiledRoyal
Rating:
Share/Bookmark
Print this
Topics: air crash

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

image for Vintage WWII bomber 'Liberty Belle' crashes
Liberty Belle's hiding place

In 1974 Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda, a former Japanese army intelligence officer who fought in World War II, emerged from the jungle having spent almost thirty years holding out in the Philippines.

At the time this story captured the world's imagination... until now.

Residents living outside Chicago told The Spoof that they had awoken to hear the noise of an aircraft, and were amazed to see an American B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, the 'Liberty Belle' appear out of nowhere and crash in a field.

All seven crew escaped uninjured. Pilot Captain Micky 'Deadly' Haggard, now 104 years old, said they had taken refuge in clouds around about May 1944, and had just 'flown around a bit' to hide from Japanese Zero fighters.

"We ran out of fuel," 'Deadly' explained. "I can't wait to go for a cold beer and listen to some of that new-fangled Swing music."

Make ExiledRoyal's day - give this story five thumbs-up (there's no need to register, the thumbs are just down there!)

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!


More by this writer

View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story

Share/Bookmark

Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!

Email:

What's 4 plus 3?

3 14 7 19
53 readers are online right now!

Go to top

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more